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Jan 18, 2014 3:00pm PST
overview of the final report of the universal healthcare council and updating reported requirements for the recent healthcare security ordinance or hcso and this is a discussion and possible action item and we have a presentation by the deputy director of health and san francisco department of health and the office of labor standard enforcement. >> we should... yeah. >> all of the lights are on. >> mike, well, any way, i will speak loud. so i just, i want to express my appreciation for you both collin and ellen love for being here this evening and present on this, the universal healthcare council concluded its meetings. the first part of december, and i really also also want to acknowledge colin chowla and amika chandry for the excellent work that they did in compiling the presentation materials, heftc challenge in trying to define the healthcare security ordinance, where it is, and how it works, and then, but even greater of a challenge is the affordable care act. and so, just really want to come mend them for the excellent job that they did and really sort of just going down some complex
Jan 18, 2014 3:30pm PST
and it meets and it has met in the past, the employer's healthcare security ordinance requirement. it rolls over and requires that the funds be made available to the employee for 24 sxhos after 24 months, the funding reverts back to the employer. and the average expenditure rate for the hras is about 25 percent and so what this means is particularly for small business and why small businesses may be disproportionately impacted, the small businesss that rely on and so budgeting for the expenditure and it may be costly for a small business in particular. >> the city mra,plan. and they take it back from the account, and the funds are technically available to the individuals. and at termination of employment, that is different, also. and for employee, at the termination of the employment, the funds revert to the employers for the health reimbursement accounts and for the medical reimbursement, they remain available for the employees and they stay in an account with us, as long as the employee is able to and it can access it and as often as they like until it is exhausted. >> the types
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Jan 22, 2014 7:00pm EST
insurance exchanges now that obamacare is up and running. the new healthcare exchanges are gaining in popularity. as of three weeks ago, 2.2 million people had signed up since enrollment started in october. the department of health and human services estimate 79% of all enrollees expected plans with financial assistance from the government. back to the 2.2 million people already enrolled. the latest figure shows two-thirds of these people had insurance before signing up. a third did not. so it's becoming clear that obamacare is having a harder time than expected luring uninsured americans to the exchanges. in the first three months of open enrollment only 26% of all uninsured americans even bothered to visit the exchange website. of those who logged on, 59% rated the information as negative. the key reason for the affordable care act is to get more americans health insurance coverage. there is still two months ago before those without coverage might face a potential tax penalty. as for target, their part time workers have an option in the exchanges. something they did not have befo
Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm EST
deductibles are so large that the average family if pay get sick and have to for their healthcare, perhaps $5,000 or even more if the -- there are rugs often separate deductibles for drugs.ption it could be close to $10,000 out of pocket if you have the nfortunate situation where you get sick and that's why you have health insurance. kicks re your insurance in you have to pay premiums -- to eah, we didn't even get this. you got your premiums which are as they have always been for individual insurance but these deductibles are really high. you and i have -- i know i do ave an employer provided insurance. it's about $1,000. deductibles we found ere 3-5,000 and we were analyzing the high for most y people. >> how does that compare to what the ve seen before affordable care act when people went into debt because of expenses? some major surgery where they didn't have insurance and it cost a lot of honey? right.'s it could cost -- we all know and one of the reasons for the law trying to bring down healthcare costs. now have heardby one of the reasons we're paying or for
Jan 18, 2014 4:00pm PST
small business ss a way to sort of get over the obvious ject and healthcare is always an issue for employers because we want to provide for our employees and it is more expensive and complicated and it is easy to roll your eyes and so what i would like to do is get past that myself even. and really talk to the folks that we have consultants that are helping us with this situation, and it is their job and so, but i think that i take some solice in knowing that even scott is confused by this and that is his business. and so, good i am not the only one. and i don't want to make bags. so. but any way, i think that in dealing, and again, dealing with it, you know, on the ground, in our own companies and we will get to sort some of this out and get passed the emotional part tf and figure out how we are going to make this all work. >> thank you >> commissioner white? >> yeah, just to piggy back with commissioner dwight, i too have a, you know, health benefit consultant that is helping me through this, because it is quite confusing. however, maybe, all small businesses don't have that. so,
Jan 18, 2014 10:00am PST
official healthcare partner of the san francisco 49ers. >>> for the third consecutive season, the san francisco 49ers are in the nfc championship game. hello again, everyone. i'm joe fonzi. >> and i'm melissa galvin. >> welcome to this special playoff edition of 49ers total access. coming up on today's show this, is obviously a special time of year for any professional football player. some of the 49ers talked about being in the post season. >> he's one of the keys to the success of the 49ers offense and had a game-changing play against carolina. vernon davis was wired for sound. >> and they have a relatively short history, but the 49ers and seattle seahawks have developed quite a rivalry. >>> what a run it has been for the 49ers to get to the nfc championship game, with road wins over both green bay and carolina. >> in carolina, a real game- changer was the touchdown pass right before half time from colin kaepernick to vernon davis. sometimes timing is everything, and in that game, vernon davis was mic'ed up. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> yeah, yeah, yeah! >> good! ♪ >> go! ♪ >> good catch,
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Jan 19, 2014 6:00pm PST
details tonight on what could be a multi billion dollar bailout to keep the healthcare reformula aflight. charles krauthammer is number one author. the bailout looks like it is going to happen at this point. >> what they call adverse election if you don't have enough young and healthys to subsidize the older and the sicker in these exchanges the insurance are going to lose a ton of money. the numbers are way down the percentage of the young and healthy is so low if this continues there's no reason to think otherwise. the insurers are going to be out a huge amount of money. in the monstrosity called obamacare allows for your tax money and mine to bail out the insurance. i think it would be a good time for the gop to pass a one-line legislation repealing those two provisions in the bill that would be a moment of truth for obamacare. >> if we don't bail out the insurance companies then the risk pool they don't get saved from their bad risk pool. that is when the law starts imploding they are not going to provide insurance for free next year premiums are going to go up. what are we left with
Jan 15, 2014 7:00am PST
is never too late to sign up for affordable healthcare coverage for your family and access to healthcare is essential for every student and their family. in order for the students to perform at their best ability levels, we know that they must come to school, but they must come to school healthy so that they can attends to the ininstruction and actively participate in class and demonstrate their learning, please also visit our website again, to learn which day your neighborhood high school will be hosting this important event. as you all have heard, and read, governor jerry brown proposed a budget this year that is a huge leap forward. and after decades of neglecting our public schools in california, california has recommitted to its children and has begun to put the resources in place to insure that the students graduate with the tools that they will need to succeed and the governor brown's proposed budget that includes the funding for the most vulnerable students in the state as part of the local control formula will begin to turn the tide and although it will take years to
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Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm EST
gross negligence. >> controlling healthcare costs. now one state is about to try something new and controversial. that is next. also the government wanted to hear what americans thought about using sell phones on planes, and there is plenty. a lot of people are not very happy. >> maryland is about to put into place a system to cap it's medical costs. the state hopes to save hundreds of millions of dollars. critics say it will negatively effect the quality of healthcare at hospitals. lisa stark explores the impact of maryland's medical experiment. >> an runnel medical center. now along with every other acute care hospital in the state it faces new challenges. >> these are ideas that had never been tried or tested thon scale. >> reporter: the idea is to hold down hospital costs to force hospitals to live on a fixed budget that encourages hospitals to spend dollars morse wisely and keep patients out of the hospital bed. >> under our current system, the fee for service system, the mover you do, the more you get paid. this model is trying to change that to the better you do the better y
Jan 19, 2014 5:55am EST
to perform jobs in industries such as transportation or healthcare. our goal in colorado is to have every returning veteran employed taking care of men and women who served their country remains paramount for governors. no list of priorities would be complete without the mention of health care, like education and jobs, it remains one of the core issues facing state. the politics of health care have become divisive, but our goal of improving systems and helping states become healthier is not. the national governors association, health care is not just about the affordable care act. we should focus on the issue that unites us or the issues that unite us, not those that divide us. high-value healthcare that is efficient and cost-effective should be the common goal. in 2013, nga hosted more than 52 separate health care meetings with various state officials and these meetings included leadership training, policy academies, and learning networks technical assistance and webinars. in october, nga joined with the national institute of medicine to hold the first of several in- state retreats
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Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm PST
really has not addressed any new issues in new york state, we have always had a healthcare program that truly looked out for the marginalized and the poor. however, the affordable healthcare act was supposed to address issues like prevention. it does not. it does not level the playing field. it does not help people to get healthier. it just simply shifts the payment of the bill to someone else. and it supposedly guarantees affordable healthcare for everyone. and it really does not. because the healthcare costs are continuing to skyrocket, and we are going to reach a point in time in this country when we are no longer going to be able to afford these sicknesses. we need to address health in a way that promotes health and not simply pays for sickness. >> reverend, let me ask you another question to comments he made to the new yorker magazine. the president saying no doubt some folks who really dislike me because they don't like the idea of a black president. now, the flip side of it is, there are some black folks and make some white folks who really like me and give me the benefit of
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Jan 20, 2014 1:00pm PST
. that's enough. charles payne. >>> is this why folks aren't flipping for the president's healthcare law that is supposed to insure the uninsured that i isn't doing a good job in the numbers that will stun you. >>> we're told more than two million signed it, but are the numbers adding up? a new sauer have i showing 11%, one out of ten, of the own barak hussein obama kaz employees never had health care coverage. but with more than 6.2 millions seeing their plans cancelled, it looks like we're getting more people losing insurance than getting insurance. to reporter who has been digging all of this much better than i. monica crowley says she is sick of this because she doesn't like where it's going. let's get the read how bad this is. the numbers are a lot worse than we're led to believe. these aren't new enrollees. these are mostly existing coverage enrollees swapping to different coverage. >> right. the administration is going to play up the number that look best for them. they're going to try to make it seem as if as maybe people as they can have signed up for insurance, but as you say,
Jan 15, 2014 9:00pm EST
healthcare conference in san francisco, and like you said, this is like the super bowl of biotech going on right now. effectively, anyone in the world in healthcare is in san francisco this week. >> you are talking about thousands of individuals, trying to make deals, trying to learn things. what would they learn if they asked you, ptc therapeutics, about your treatment for muscular dystrophy? what is it? >> it is one of the orphan genetic diseases, one of these devastating diseases that affects young boys. this is one of the main focuses of our lead asset, where these boys who cannot otherwise produce a specific protein, our drug is potentially a therapy that will help change the course of these diseases for these boys by effectively enabling them to produce the protein that they can't otherwise produce. >> what classifies a drug as an orphan drug? >> an orphan drug is for an orphan disease, and orphan is defined as a prevalence of less than 200,000 potential patients. one of these diseases where historically it was probably underserved, but now today, a lot of companies are focused on or
Jan 23, 2014 3:00pm PST
healthcare, and who should get that... should that be extended to the entire population? i think a good place to start is with the children. my god, we should be trying to take care of our children. you know, the issues about adults are very complex, and, you know-- many adults-- the reasons they're unhealthy are because of things they do themselves or do to themselves. but kids are incredibly vulnerable, and i would think it would have to be a priority of ours to try and protect and ensure their health. marc shiffman: there are too many people out there... who are senior citizens-- fixed low income. medicare is their only insurance, and as they get older, as they get sicker, as they need more medications, they are having to make difficult choices. - hi. how are you doing today? - hello, mrs. phillips. - how are you? - it's good to see you. my social worker spends some time almost every day calling up drug companies, filling out forms to get special dispensations for medications. people break pills in half to stretch them, or they just go without because they've got a food bill, th
Jan 19, 2014 10:00am PST
, public health pleasure and we know, that we have a growing healthcare epidemic in this country, including among our kids, a various health that are distributely atribable to sugary beverage and particularly the growth of type two diabetes to the point where the sugary befrage consumption, and one in three will develop it in their lifetime and that is one in three and that is a healthcare catastrophe for this country and we know that they present a unique risk of health risk, and that is, worse than all of the food that has sugar in it. we know that our diet is being overwhelmed with calories from sugarry beverages that the way that the beverages are absorbed into the body is different than the sugary food that it does not turn off your appetite that you can consume huge amounts of sugar without ever feeling full we, know that one 12-ounce can of soda can have ten tea spoons of sugar and a big gul p can have 50 tea spoons this is a risk that is different in-kind than other risks to our health and to our kids' health. and we have been putting together and i really wanted to just
Jan 15, 2014 11:00pm EST
civilian credentials to perform jobs in industries such as transportation or healthcare. our goal in colorado is to have every returning veteran employed taking care of men and women who served their country remains .aramount for governors no list of priorities would be complete without the mention of health care, like education and jobs, it remains one of the core issues facing state. the politics of health care have become divisive but improving systems and helping states become healthier is not. the national governors notciation, health care is just about the affordable care act. we should focus on the issue or the issues that unite us, not those that divide us. high-value healthcare that is efficient and cost-effective should be the common goal. in 2013 come in g a hosted more than 52 separate health care meetings with various state officials and included leadership training, policy academies, and learning networks technical assistance and webinars. in october, we joined with the national institute of medicine to hold the first of several in- state retreats designed to help think
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Jan 16, 2014 2:00am PST
the hill. as far as healthcare policy is concerned the hill newspaper is now reporting that 50 more regulations tied to healthcare are on the way in the next year. keep your eyes open in the next few days for new celebrity ads. magic johnson report recorded a spot talking about the importance of insurance for athletes and encouraging people to enroll today. >> peter doocy, thank you for joining us. >>> colorado senator mark udall tried to fudge the number of cancellations in his state. a member of his own congressional delegation says yes. corey gardener is demanding an investigation after udall's staff tried to bully the colorado insurance commissioner into lowering the number of people whose insurance policies were canceled under obamacare. complete colorado reporting, 250,000 people lost their plans. udall staffers indicated the number was misleading because most of those policies were canceled and they had the opportunity to renew them. insurance officials didn't budge. >> the u.s. air force is facing a scandal after they relegaled 34 of the u.s. missile launch officers were cau
Jan 16, 2014 5:00am PST
health services said he worried about security weaknesses before the launch of the healthcare dot website. -- dot governor with website. he was concerned about the affordable healthcare website. >>> many have had fewer problems than the federal one but we are hearing it may not be the case for the spanish one. once you click to sign up, everything is in english. their concerns, they are discouraging many from signing up. >>> what we are now learning about continuing investigations. >>> and they are accused of break being labor laws on black friday. >>> right now we are looking at highway 92, the san mateo bridge, it is pretty good but there are some spots where we have some stop and go traffic, i will tell you where. >>> they hit and we'll see how much for how much longer. good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a
Jan 20, 2014 7:00am PST
posting resumes and sending responses in the field of healthcare art teacher teach the cheesy in two thousand thirteen overall the quiz posted six thousand three hundred and ninety the deceased in the field of healthcare and pharmaceuticals health care pharmacy professionals or more consenting responses to publish vacancies in the second half of two thousand thirteen career starts to publish taken season was the level two hundred and seventeen percent drop in fifty nine percent compared to january. the two thousand thirteen employees received twenty resumes for teaching because he published the average minimum and maximum salaries set by the boys were hard and six thousand tv forty two thousand team in four hundred thousand gb respectively what it is two thousand thirteen. china overtook the united states the world's largest with straighter according to the international monetary fund forecast it would take china just another four years to secure the gdp level that is close to the us and the terms of purchasing power parity in shares in global gdp. according to ms levy's the mone
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Jan 18, 2014 8:30am PST
list. they have the universal healthcare coverage. hey, something all the panelists argue against. the union density is sometimes 10 to 20 points higher than what the u.s. has. what say you, eric? >> it has a lot of the things you mention. limited government. jonathan, i will go to you, one of the worst scoring we have in the survey is limited government. we have score 48 out of 100 on government spending and 66 out of 100 in fiscal freedom. >> our trajectory is down. free market means free people. the economy is how free people interact in a free society. it started under bush but worse under obama. the only country that went down every year for seven years. it's taxes and regulation. intervention. the loss of property right and the loss of choice. we have seen that recently with the president. >> here is the thing for me. it's not like we weren't warned of this. listen to the sound bite we dug up after the beginning of president obama's presidency. it may have been before and we still lechted him. watch. >> if someone wants to build a coal powered plant, they can. but it will ba
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Jan 15, 2014 3:00am EST
. we've got to provide healthcare. we've got a polio epidemic we have to watch for, and we've got to watch for the other means that people will survive. but if you don't give children education they lose hope. they can't plan for the future. they can't think of jobs they can do after the conflict is over. >> the education system in lebanon is already incredibly stretched. >> how much money are you going to need, and where is it going to come from? >> we need $200 million a year. that's very cost effective for hafor400,000 children who shoule in school. we've got an indication of support for western agencies. some of the arab countries are considering support, and we believe this could be up and running in weeks. 400,000 children backing in weeks. that's why we've issued this appeal. >> it is going to be difficult to raise that money for education. >> it's going to be difficult because it's almost an after thought. but if you know that this conflict is continuing and if you know that the traditional conflict will last ten years, and it will be years in fact before these children are back in
Jan 20, 2014 4:00am PST
high growth areas. i think people need to think about healthcare. the baby boomers longevity, diabetes, and the confusion around healthcare will actually open up a lot of job oportunities. > >i know that energy is a growth sector. > >my experts in recruting tell me energy is very spotty around the united states. if you're in the right region where there is energy opportunities such as solar, wind, nuclear, fracking, natural gas---there are opportunities wherever those development areas are. > >if somebody's considering the job field next year. are large companies to be the big hiring sources or middle sized or small? > >that's a really good question. a research study came out from boston researchers about the opportunities are really with young firms. young firms will start out as small and the will have a rapid acceleration. if i were looking for a job or encouraging someone where to look, i'd look there. i would also look at the medium sized firms. i think you can have a lot of responsibility and do a lot more than you can at a large firm. so i would look at those two areas
Jan 17, 2014 6:30pm PST
stuff. the korea strait that the legal costs over a couple times. it is just healthcare they head to the lost legacy nobody does it get the wood you just next door to the hospital as the korean protection accorded to fight back in two thousand and ten jointly funded by bridget koreans americans is designed to educate students in a variety of occasions including vehicle with copics construction. well the bombing and that tricks like to compute overpass and decrepit. he tends not to spare. two million total what goes on. it was. bill hall. in order to get it over the children. the char us ait study life expectancy increase from forty to sixty two. and is there del freak when she was in nelson schools textures be held on to the top of the stylist on the entry and you want one of the spurs top of their institutions the focus on improving education and healthcare. stochastic or a boss but some textbook which helped the country which works towards the future they seem to get things done that last for three to five years to protect against all the different strains of flu around the worl
Jan 22, 2014 12:00pm PST
primary healthcare worker who actually goes out and do does that delivery. or in the case of aids, you'd have invent a new vaccine and getting it out there to people as life saving medicine. so the biggest numbers are in delivery but if you don't fund the up stream invention, then you're missing, you'll never get rid of malaria. >> rose: does that have to be a constant ongoing effort to go up stream. there's never a point in which you stop going up stream and say we found what we need or is there. so now we can simply focus on down stream. >> well, we decided our foundation will end 20 years after neither of us is around. because when you think hopefully that's like 30, 40, 50 years from now. i think the problems of global health certainly infectious disease can largely be solved during that time frame. >> rose: let's go to pole oh. where are we on polio because that's been a particular, and what's interesting about polio is you're getting money from other people now who come on board with gifts of $100 million to say i support this go make it happen. >> yes. mayor bloomberg, carl
Jan 16, 2014 5:00am EST
, governors came together to identify and share best practices as part of a healthcare sustainability task force led by governor john fromaber and the governor tennessee to strengthen the state-federal partnership and improve the quality of healthcare while at the same time again reducing costs. that task force and its finding will be discussed at the february meeting in washington. governors are taking a variety of different leads on this issue. his entire state of the state address to the issue of drug abuse including the abuse of prescription drugs and how it leads to more serious concerns about heroin addiction. if you have not read his state of the state, i would advise you to do so. it's remarkable. this nation's infrastructure provides the skeletal structure that connects us to one another. we talk about infrastructure but you only think about highways, transit systems that connect people and places. infrastructure is more than surface transportation. it includes utility systems that connects us to power and water, schools, public buildings that connect us to opp
Jan 16, 2014 3:00pm EST
which higher education inflation is going up faster than healthcare inflation. i have laid out a plan to bring down costs and make sure that the students are not saddled with debt. even after all of the steps we have taken, we still have a long way to go. to create affordable college education for more americans. we have to make sure they are wet he ready -- ready to walk through those doors. today only 30% of all low-income students can enroll in college right after high school. only 9% on a20s, bachelors degree. if we as a nation can expand opportunity and reach out to , it couldg people have a transformative effect. or is this whole network of talent that we are not having. we have dedicated citizens across the country who are ready to stand up and meet this challenge. highlightt to do is some of the commitments that have been made here today. that low-income students are taking the steps to prepare for college. i'm glad at the university of chicago, my neighbor, the place where michelle and i both worked in the past, is announcing a $10 million college success initiative. it will
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Jan 15, 2014 11:00pm PST
healthcare bill by exemptions and waivers that it is no longer what congress passed in the beginning. >> right. >> so the question is has he overstepped his, you know, his power? >> he has. one of the most common questions i get back home in texas is people wonder why can't you stop this? say well the congress passes the laws, but the executive branch is the one that is supposed to enforce the laws. what do you do when you have overly politicized executive branch including eric holder who refuses to hold the president accountable and refuse to enforce the law and you get what we have now is essentially a lawlessness in the administration that is very troubling to say the least. you have private litigation like we had in the obamacare litigation that made its way all the way to the supreme court. the issues relative to birth control and abortion and the mandates there and obamacare. they are now sonia sotomayor has stayed. but, you know, this is something -- this is new ground, unprecedented. >> if the president is violating the constitution, is there anything that can be done to stop
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Jan 23, 2014 11:00am EST
customers will not be at aid this advantage in any way shape or form. connell: to healthcare now. 6.3 billion people now eligible for obama care. this out of the woodwork a fact is something real where people talk about signing up for obamacare. they are looking into their healthcare options. you do see these numbers go up. >> what we are really talking about is expansion of medicaid. it will be paid for in large part by reducing reimbursement to healthcare providers and so on. we will have to see where this ends up. connell: board you think it will end up, if you have to predict? >> what i'd rather say is what needs to happen next. we need to have a sustainable delivery system. it basically gets people insured. it is very clear what the government needs to do next that what the healthcare providers and patients need to do next regardless of the affordable care act. connell: let's talk a little bit about that. the mayo clinic is an example of how healthcare should be executed correctly. tried to scale something like that that incorporating an entire country -- >> first of all, we have
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Jan 23, 2014 2:00am PST
looking at healthcare coverage for part-time workers. that was the exact intention to kick employees off the plan. >> it tells you the bill was written deliberate brat to force employers to kick people off their plans so that would be the only way to set tget the subsid. it tells you none of this is an unintended side effect. the purpose of obamacare was to destroy the relationship between the employer and the employee in getting healthcare that's why millions of people are forced off as the larger employers start tossing people off later in the year. >> new polls are out this morning and it's not great news for president obama. only a third of voters now say they like both the president and his policies. that is a dramatic drop from 47 percent who felt that way in october of 2012. in addition 62 percent now say they dislike the president's policies. that is up from 51 percent the month before his election. voters are still unimpressed. 41 percent since the president's economic policies have helped. 40 percent say they have hurt the economy. another 33 percent don't think the president's
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Jan 15, 2014 2:00am PST
policy. this is just the latest delay, though, for the healthcare law is the white house is growing increasingly concerned about the number of young people who simply aren't seeking since. >> it is also i think for anybody who has been young, i assume that includes everybody, a statement of the obvious. young people are going to be, late to the party when it comes to signing up. >> when it comes to the overall risk pool, young people can give almost pure profit to insurance companies. those with preexisting conditions must have to carry it all. insurance companies may have to be bailed out at tax payer expense something some in congress are trying to head off. >> all of these companies are all going to apply to the federal government for the bailout. under the law they are entitled to it. we need to stop that. >> if the anti bailout proposal moves forward in congress it could create a very awkward vote for democrats. >> how much money is going to be spent trying to get these young people to sign up? >> the governor of maryland saying they will not be using the federal healthcare ghe
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Jan 14, 2014 4:00pm PST
congress passed in terms of healthcare is not exactly what's being implemented right now. vastly different. and congress, at least the republicans are squawking a bit. i'm curious, where does that line does? because the president does have executive authority. president bush exercised it this time in his presidency 198 times, president obama 167. but it's not really so much the number but what you do with it i'm mindful that the supreme court yesterday the liberal members seemed disturbed at recess appointments because the senate wasn't in recess. >> you are right. yesterday the supreme court had a review of a d.c. court opinion regarding the president unilaterally deciding that the senate, which declared that it was not in recess, was in recess. and thereby allowed him to make appointments to the national labor relations board that he couldn't get passed a democrat senate. they were so bad. so, again, look, a president has a certain authority as a president. >> this is sort of interesting. >> it has to be statutory in nature. it has to be drawn from the statute. where is the statute that
Jan 17, 2014 6:00am EST
experian forecasts an increase in data breaches in 2014, particularly in the healthcare industry. specifically, the report states, the healthcare industry, by far, will be the most susceptible to publicly disclosed and widely scrutinized data breaches in 2014. add to that the healthcare insurance exchanges, which are slated to add seven million people into the healthcare system, and it becomes clear that the industry, from local physicians to large hospital networks, provide an expanded attack surface for breaches. experian provides the identity verification component of the health insurance marketplace enrollment process. despite increased accessibility to, concerns continue to grow about the security of personal information. the work of this committee will help congress make decisions about what actions may be necessary to further inform and safeguard the american people. we are here today to discuss whether the americans who have signed up for health plans have put their personal information at risk. if americans' information is not secure, then the theft of the
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Jan 16, 2014 11:00am EST
their stock is down almost 1/3. >>> a huge deal to tell you about in the healthcare industry. johnson and johnson selling it's diagnostics business. $4 million. testing equipment. >>> once celebrated, it's a city on the decline. but there are new signs that motown could be turning the corner. more on the motor city miracle. >> detroit begins 2014 bankrupt and surprisingly buoyant. >> me and my business partner, dave, have a foppedness for the the -- fondness for the city. there's a fear and a love for the city. >> as they became the largest bankrupt city, there was fear and optimism. he opened the largest distillery. and now so many customers come in for bottles of 60-dollar bourbon and 34-dollar gin and $2 vodka, that they have the limit of two apiece. >> it's really, businesses is opening up and people moving into the neighborhood. and we have seen results of the business. >> with the northern american auto show pumping $400 million into detroit's economy, automakers and suppliers are equally optimistic. ei automotive supplies parts to two-thirds of the automakers around th
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Jan 16, 2014 1:00pm PST
three separate hearings on the healthcare law and it's not just the private information that has lawmakers worried. up to 25 million people could see their employer-based health care plan dropped as the affordable care act says they're made illegal. jonathan, when you say very, very small, i remember reading that line, what did you mean? >> well, i mean that the real action here is not in the employer market, which is where most individuals get their insurance, but the individual market, which is 12 million people. and i estimated that of those 12 million people, half would have to buy new planses as a result of obamacare. >> now, the bribe is, just keeping track -- the bottom line is, keeping track of those without policies, we're down four or five million. now, -- >> no neil, you can't -- >> make up that difference. >> you can't say that. when we say their policies were cancelled, doesn't mean they go wrought insurance. >> i understand that. i prefaced that, those six million cumulative who lost their coverage, they're going to be able to get it back albeit at higher prices and
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Jan 17, 2014 1:00pm PST
healthcare enrollment numbers. what if i told you a lot of those folks are technically deadbeats. >> the most important number is whether individuals have paid. does the administration collect this information? i'm just asking, do you collect this information? >> right now, we're not. >>> has been reported by many news outlets is whether individuals have paid. s to the administration collect this information? i'm asking, do you collect this information? >> right now we're not, but we will be. >> when? >> as soon as that functionality is built. >> so we don't know at this point how many people have actually paid for coverage. >> that's right. >> all right. i'm a little slow here but that means essentially that the white house has no idea for the time being how many people have actually paid for obamacare. the man asking these questions, mississippi republican greg harper. that's a big distinction. its one thing for folks to sign up, it's another thing for folks to pay it because technically, when guy to or pick out animals thigh might be in the cart but until i purchase
FOX News
Jan 16, 2014 4:00pm PST
secure. your personal information can get hacked, healthcare dotted gov has gotten worse. nothing has changed since the november 19th testimony. in fact since the november 19th testimony it's even worse. >> remember this from last november? well, cyber security experts warning congress the obamacare web site poses a great security risk. >> do any of you today think today that the site is secure. >> no. no. >> no. no. >> today back in front of the same house committee. so what do they have to say about now? any improvement? >> is not secure today and nothing has really changed since the november 19th testimony. in fact, from our november 19th testimony it's even worse. i don't understand how we are still discussing whether or not the web site is insecure or not. it is. there is no question about that. >> it is insecure it? >> is insecure absolutely 100%. >> security expert david kennedy joins us. job whether to ask you 100% insecure or that it has even got worse. i don't know which is more appalling statement. let me first start with 100% insecure. no
Jan 22, 2014 6:30am PST
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Jan 20, 2014 12:00pm PST
mandates more healthcare plans including shots and screening tests with no co-pay regardless of whether the the amount of money has been met : >>> president barack obama is sharing his thoughts on marijuana. in an interview with the new yorker, the president said marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. -- dangerous than alcohol. he calls it a bad habit similar to smoking cigarettes. he said he smoked when he was younger and does not end -- encourage it and he disagrees with former president bill clinton that he didn't inhale. >> i made a mistake and i never understood that line, the point was to inhale, that was the point. >> recreational marijuana is still against federal law. >>> a high school boy's basketball coach due to a hazing scandal. they fired the head coach after two varsity players were reportedly beaten gagged and duct taped to chairs. >>> well, we are now learning the costs of bart management and the two biggest unions. according to the report, some were talking about negotiations and some went on strike. one bart member said head to cave to union demands and the mone
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